CONCACAF Champions League: Impact Can Advance Tonight

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The Montreal Impact crashed and burned out of the USL-1 playoffs at the hands of Canadian rivals Vancouver. However the Impact has an opportunity to seal passage to the quarterfinal round of the CONCACAF Champions League tonight with a victory or draw against Honduran Champion Olimpia at Saputo Stadium. The match will air live in the United States on Fox Soccer Channel at 8:00pm ET.

Elsewhere tonight in Champions League play, DC United who needs a miracle to advance in this event or to make the MLS playoffs faces off with Cruz Azul in Mexico City tonight at 10:15pm ET on Fox Soccer Channel and Telefutura. Jaime Moreno will not travel with United and will play in his farewell match for Bolivia on Wednesday according to Steven Goff of the Washington Post. Moreno has been on and off the national team for the better part of 17 years and as a 20 year old played in the 1994 World Cup, and  recently scored twice in the 2007 Copa America.

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About Kartik Krishnaiyer

A lifelong lover of soccer, the beautiful game, he served from January 2010 until May 2013 as the Director of Communications and Public Relations for the North American Soccer League (NASL). Raised on the Fort Lauderdale Strikers of the old NASL, Krishnaiyer previously hosted the American Soccer Show on the Champions Soccer Radio Network, the Major League Soccer Talk podcast and the World Soccer Talk Podcast. His soccer writing has been featured by several media outlets including The Guardian and The Telegraph. He is the author of the books 'Blue With Envy' about Manchester City FC, and 'Soccerwarz' about the MLS, USL and NASL infighting.
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